Anyone who loves the land and the landscape fears for the future of the planet. But if small children grow up with a love and understanding of growing things and an increasing awareness of the difference they can make, then I think we have cause for hope.
My Grandpa seemed intent that I should enjoy the hours I spent with him on his allotment. That time would be short enough – he died when I was just eight years old. But my visits to his patch during those years were enough to convince me that this was what I wanted to do with my life.
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